Communications and Engagement Advisor
Environment Canterbury
Christchurch, NZ
1d ago

Context / Kaupapa

The environment is the issue of our age, and the human impact on our planet has never been more at the forefront of local and global thinking.

At Environment Canterbury our people are doing the good mahi every day to actively improve and protect our natural resources for future generations.

Our Communications and Engagement Group supports the business to better partner with our region’s Papatipu Rūnanga, connect with our communities and stakeholders, to tell our stories and to effect change.

About the role / Kōrero mō te tūranga

You will be part of a team delivering consistent, professional and effective communications and engagement advice.

This role has an internal communications focus and needs to translate activity into messages and activities that are relevant at all levels across all our organisation.

You will be instrumental in embedding a sense of community within the organisation, utilising a wide range of communication delivery channels to effectively deliver messages to different audiences.

As with all our team, you will also be involved in supporting the management of communications during civil defence emergencies.

This is a 16-month fixed-term, full-time role, parental leave cover.

About You Mōu

If you have some or many of the skills on our wish list, are excited about the work we do and think you would fit well with our culture, values and busy team, apply below.

  • Enjoy communicating - taking information and transforming it into simple language and crafting well-written content.
  • Have experience using Mailchimp and Microsoft SharePoint Online.
  • Know the importance of building and maintaining working relationships.
  • Have an understanding of te Ao Māori and te reo Māori.
  • Dynamic and agile balancing a busy role with conflicting priorities and activities from across the organisation with agility to respond effectively to changing circumstances.
  • Customer centric making our community / customers the centre of our organisational strategies, decision making and communication activity.
  • About Environment Canterbury Kaunihera Taiao ki Waitaha

    Environment Canterbury is the regional council for one of New Zealand's largest, most diverse, and naturally stunning regions.

    Our mission is to work with the community, acting together to shape a thriving and resilient Canterbury, now and for future generations / Toitū te marae o Tāne, toitū te marae o Tangaroa, toitū te iwi.

    Our values of Manaakitanga / People First, Whanaungatanga / Collaboration, Māiatanga / Can Do, Pononga / Integrity, Kaitiakitanga / Stewardship define us as an organisation and are integral in how we work.

    For more information about us and the work that we do, please click .

    Benefits of working at Environment Canterbury Ngā hua o te Mahi i te Kaunihera Taiao ki Waitaha

    Our people love our values-based team culture with a focus on delivering for our communities. Our internal culture is driven by a team determined to be high performing, we provide a fun, open, empowering work environment, with a focus on team results and individual wellbeing.

    We offer flexible working arrangements, ongoing professional development, and internal opportunities across the organisation.

    We also offer a range of other benefits such as free income protection insurance, life insurance, discounted healthcare premiums, work-life balance, and, above all, a supportive and professional work environment where our people come first.

    Apply now, or for a confidential discussion, please contact Team Leader Liz Wright, ph 027 566 9341 or liz.wright ecan.govt.nz

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